95 episodes

The Velvet Machete® Leadership Podcast with Amber Hurdle helps you become a confident, compassionate leader, and a driving force of influence, whether you are a leader in an organization or as a business owner or entrepreneur.

Along with her expert guests, Amber uses her experience working with international celebrities and Fortune 100 companies, as well as small business owners, worldwide, to show leaders how to play big and next-level their success.
Topics include leadership, personal branding, communication, engagement, influence, branding, marketing, networking, employee management and leadership, company culture, customer service, business systems, sales, easy to use tech tools, remote work best practices, empowerment and personal leadership topics, and more.

To connect in a more powerful way, join the Velvet Machete® Leadership Society, our monthly membership featuring a community with driven professionals just like you, monthly expert interviews and downloadable resources, and direct access to Amber, all designed to support you on your leadership journey. Visit https://velvetmacheteleadership.com/society to join.

Velvet Machete Leadership Podcast with Amber Hurdle Amber Hurdle

    • Business
    • 4.8 • 127 Ratings

The Velvet Machete® Leadership Podcast with Amber Hurdle helps you become a confident, compassionate leader, and a driving force of influence, whether you are a leader in an organization or as a business owner or entrepreneur.

Along with her expert guests, Amber uses her experience working with international celebrities and Fortune 100 companies, as well as small business owners, worldwide, to show leaders how to play big and next-level their success.
Topics include leadership, personal branding, communication, engagement, influence, branding, marketing, networking, employee management and leadership, company culture, customer service, business systems, sales, easy to use tech tools, remote work best practices, empowerment and personal leadership topics, and more.

To connect in a more powerful way, join the Velvet Machete® Leadership Society, our monthly membership featuring a community with driven professionals just like you, monthly expert interviews and downloadable resources, and direct access to Amber, all designed to support you on your leadership journey. Visit https://velvetmacheteleadership.com/society to join.

    Leverage Change with Jake Jacobs

    Leverage Change with Jake Jacobs

    In this episode of the Velvet Machete Leadership Podcast, host Amber Hurdle interviews Jake Jacobs, founder of Jake Jacobs Consulting and author of Leverage Change: 27 Ways to Achieve Faster, Easier, Better Results...Immediately. James helps people and organizations through the change process and the problems they encounter along the way. With the right tools, any person or organization can make a successful change.

    For full show notes, visit AmberHurdle.com.

    • 38 min
    Amplifying Cult Brands with Chris Kneeland

    Amplifying Cult Brands with Chris Kneeland

    Amber Hurdle interviews Chris Kneeland, CEO of Cult Collective, one of the premier engagement marketing firms in North America. This episode reveals the inner workings of cult-like brands, and how an “average” brand can elevate itself to cult status. It’s just that value-packed! They discuss the major differences between an average brand and a cult brand, how to get others to buy in to cult-like brand principles, tips for amplifying cult brands for lasting impact and influence and so much more!

    • 43 min
    How to NEVER Deal with "Weaknesses" Again

    How to NEVER Deal with "Weaknesses" Again

    Bubble Wrap Your “Weaknesses”

    Learn how to leverage and refine or how to create environments ALL to uniquely support your specific and natural habits, personality, and preferences. Building environments that align with who you are will set you up for success to play in your strengths and help you proactively “bubble wrap” your perceived weaknesses. 

    • 32 min
    Live Personal Brand Coaching Session Using How to Fascinate®

    Live Personal Brand Coaching Session Using How to Fascinate®

    According to their Fascinate Test reports,Kay Suarez and Donna Feyen are both Maestros. Yet, Amber Hurdle shows these friends and colleagues how they are different and how they uniquely create value during this live coaching session. Tune in to learn how to go deeper than the surface in personality assessments, and see if you can figure out how you fascinate!

    • 48 min
    Build Your Personal Brand with the Fascinate® Test Personality Assessment

    Build Your Personal Brand with the Fascinate® Test Personality Assessment

    Personality assessments are a shortcut to self-awareness, and my go-to assessment for personal branding is the Fascinate Test discovered by Sally Hogshead, in which I am certified.

    We cover the science of Fascinate, the 7 Advantages, how your Advantages work together, and how to recognize and celebrate Advantages in others. Tune in!

    • 32 min
    How Absolutely Anyone Can Become Influential: The Velvet Machete Leadership Rebrand Reveal

    How Absolutely Anyone Can Become Influential: The Velvet Machete Leadership Rebrand Reveal

    Learn my proprietary method I use to help absolutely any leader who is willing to become more influential and hear all about the rebranding of the podcast that is kicked off in this week’s episode!

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
127 Ratings

127 Ratings

Heather Elena R ,

Awesome guidance for business owners!

I nearly cried when I heard that this would be the last season of the Bombshell podcast! 😭 Amber’s podcast has great style and personality with very relevant topics. Anyone with a business, at all levels, can benefit from listening.

Needing Time for Me ,

Needed the inspiration!

I'm so excited to be listening to Amber Hurdle's podcast. My boss sent over some information to me and I had to find out more. Definately worth listening to!

Jcatzg ,

Down to earth real talk

I listen to a lot of podcasts and the thing I like about Amber is how down to earth, real and relateable she is. The advice is simple and easy to do - like the priority planner episode so straightforward!

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